CICF and The Indianapolis Foundation Partner with Community to Award More Than $1 Million in Response to COVID-19 Crisis
The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF), announced $1,173,799 in grants to Marion County not-for-profit organizations. Grants approved by The Indianapolis Foundation board of directors on Tuesday, May 12, are part of a four-pronged approach to the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic that has shaped community need in 2020 and were funded through the Endowment for Indianapolis and the newly created Neighbor Relief Fund for Marion County.Read More.
Our Voices Matter – the 2020 Census
The United States has counted its population since the year 1970. The Constitution mandates a census happens every ten years to gather a clearer picture of how our country’s demographics and how they have changed. The Census determines funding for education, lunch programs, housing, health care, emergency programs, and many other public programs. The Census even determines the number of seats in the House of Representatives. For every single person that is not counted, our local community c…Read More.
We will not return to ‘business as usual’ after COVID-19
"One year ago, you heard us pledge our commitment to this community. Central Indiana Community Foundation, The Indianapolis Foundation, Hamilton County Community Foundation, and Women’s Fund of Central Indiana came together and pledged to mobilize people, ideas and investments to make this a community where all individuals have the equitable opportunity to reach their full potential—no matter place, race or identity. That is our mission. And it has never been more critical than right now."Read More.